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Changes To Net Metering In CA Could Hurt Solar Power Industry

The California Public Utilities Commission is evaluating what changes to make to the state of California’s net metering policy. The utilities want to reduce payments to customers who generate electricity from solar power and add fees, but doing so would damage or potentially destroy the California solar power industry, some say. Show More Summary

Tour Bus Crash Exposes Inspection, Permitting Failure On Part Of Tour Company

The California Public Utilities Commission says they have no record of the bus, which should have been registered with the state and received a permit and official inspection. [ more › ]

California Net Metering Petition Gains Traction

A petition drive to leave California net metering policies untouched has garnered more than 130,000 signatures. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) reports it has received this signature-heavy petition, which is calling on it not to enact controversial proposals to reform net metering in the state. Show More Summary

Record response: CPUC hit hard on net metering

Picture this: Wheelbarrows full of signed postcards and petitions being pushed (literally) toward the offices of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in support of net metering, whereby energy consumers can generate their own energy using solar power. Show More Summary

A California Supervisor Defends Rooftop Solar

Originally published on the ECOreport Many hoped California’s net-metering war was ending two years ago, when Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 327. The state’s Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) was given until the end of this...Show More Summary

California Ratepayer Advocates Pushing Failed Arizona Proposals That Could Kill Rooftop Solar

The California Public Utilities Commission is currently in hearings over the future of net energy metering in California — Net Metering 2.0 for the sake of brevity. As you probably know if you’re reading this, net metering is a policy...Show More Summary

Brown vetoes transparency bills for troubled state utilities commission

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed on Friday a slate of bills meant to increase transparency at the California Public Utilities Commission, which has come under fire from critics for appearing too cozy with the companies it regulates. The regulatory body has been beset by scandals after emails between the...

CA: Sacramento Transit Agency Challenges $10,000 Fine for Runaway Train

Sept. 29--Saying the state is being punitive, Sacramento Regional Transit has challenged a $10,000 fine issued by the California Public Utilities Commission in connection with a runaway light-rail train in North Sacramento earlier this year.

Comcast Must Pay $33M To Settle Charges It Listed 75,000 Unlisted Phone Numbers

Nearly a year after the California Public Utilities Commission held a hearing to determine if Comcast should be held liable for a screwup that published more than 75,000 phone numbers, names, and addresses that were supposed to be unlisted, the cable and Internet giant has reached a $33 million deal that puts an end to the matter. As part of … [More]

AT&T, Verizon Must Pay To Investigate Landline Service Quality Problems In California

The California Public Utilities Commission plans to get to the bottom of why Verizon and AT&T phone service isn’t consistent in the state by making it clear that the state hasn’t forgotten a years-old order requiring that both providers...Show More Summary

State senate confirms two utility commissioners

State senators on Tuesday confirmed two appointees to the embattled California Public Utilities Commission, including the current president, who is working to reform the agency.

Four Things California Should Consider before Rolling Out Time-of-Use Pricing

This summer the California Public Utilities Commission ordered changes in how Californians pay for electricity. Customers of the big three investor-owned utilities will be switching residential customers to the same pricing plan used by commercial and industrial customers: time-of-use electricity pricing. read more

PUC launches PG&E probe as it fails to comply with search warrant

The California Public Utilities Commission has launched an investigation of the state's largest utility at the same time that the agency has failed to deliver documents for an investigation into its own operations.

Uber's car leasing program might violate state rules, PUC says

The California Public Utilities Commission is looking into whether Uber and other ride-sharing companies are violating state rules by allowing drivers to use leased vehicles on the job.

California regulators continue to put pressure on transportation startups

The California Public Utilities Commission announced today that it issued two cease-and-desist orders to two Silicon Valley ridesharing companies during the last quarter. KangaDo, the "Uber for Afterschool" app that offers to shuttle around children, was not licensed to operate in California, according to the CPUC's statement. Show More Summary

California orders Uber to pay a $7.3 million fine

The California Public Utilities Commission slapped Uber with a $7.3 million fine and ordered its suspension after it failed to meet the state's reporting requirements. Continue reading California orders Uber to pay a $7.3 million fine California orders Uber to pay a $7.3 million fine originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:01:00 EST. Show More Summary

California Penalizes Uber $7.3 Million, Says Service Should Be Suspended

After allegedly failing to provide the state with information about its drivers and whether the company was treating customers fairly, an administrative law judge for the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) says that Uber should pay a $7.3 million fine and face suspension of its operating license in the state. A 2013 decision [PDF] by the CPUC created … [More]

Uber Fined, Faces Possible Suspension in California for Not Reporting Accessibility Data

5 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

Uber’s dust up with regulators continued on Wednesday when the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) hit the ride-hailing company with a $7.3 million fine for skirting state laws designed to ensure passengers are treated fairly. Show More Summary

Judge Recommends $7M Fine, Suspension For Uber Over Skirting California Regulations

This ruling is entirely separate from the case about employees vs. contractors, and was a complaint brought by the California Public Utilities Commission. [ more › ]

Uber faces a suspension and $7.3 million fine for refusing to hand over information to California

The California Public Utilities Commission wants Uber to fork over $7.3 million because the company refused to comply with reporting requirements. The company's license to operate will also be suspended in 30 days unless it files an appeal, which it has told Business Insider that it plans to do. Show More Summary

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